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Data set name

Persian Wars Shipwreck Survey, Mt. Athos, October 2003

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
CountryGreece  Greece
Time period15-29/10/2003
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Sea area around Athos peninsula.

Observations 
Parameters

Bathymetry and Elevation; Side-scan sonar

Instruments

Sidescan sonars

Description 
Summary

The search for the location of ancient shipwrecks around Athos peninsula. The results were the location of 1 ancient shipwreck. It was found also a rear bronze peak (savrotiras) from an ancient spear near the cape Pinnes. Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities (ΕUA) - Ministry of Culture.

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactA. Mitrousis
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
46.7 km Athinon-Souniou Av. P.O.Box 712
Anavyssos

19013
Greece

Telephone+30-22910-76452
Facsimile+30-22910-76347
Emailvlikou@hcmr.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6012027
Global identifier6045
Last revised2015-07-07